Co-edited Books

Latinx Environmentalisms: Justice, Place, and the Decolonial. Eds. Sarah D. Wald, David Vazquez, Priscilla Solis Ybarra, and Sarah Jaquette Ray. Temple UP. 2019

Critical Norths: Space, Theory, Nature. Eds. Sarah Jaquette Ray and Kevin K. Maier. U of Alaska P. 2017

Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities: Toward an Eco-Crip Theory. Eds. Sarah Jaquette Ray and J.C. Sibara. U of Nebraska P. 2017

“Coming of Age at the End of the World: The Affective Arc of Undergraduate Environmental Studies Curricula.” In Affective Ecocriticism, edited by Jennifer Ladino and Kyle Bladow. U of Nebraska P. 2018

“Can a Green University Serve Underrepresented Students? Reconciling Sustainability and Diversity at Humboldt State University.” Sustainable Futures Speaker Series lecture published in Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, special issue on “Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education.” 2017

Refereed Journal Articles and Chapters

“Environmental Justice, Vital Materiality, and the Toxic Sublime in Edward Burtynsky’s Manufactured Landscapes.” GeoHumanities 2:1 (May 13, 2016). 203-219.

“Nature Writing and the American West.” Cambridge University Volume on American Literature, edited by Susan Kollin. Cambridge UP. 2015

“Rub Trees, Webcams, and GIS: The Wired Wilderness of Leanne Allison and Jeremy

Mendes’ Bear 71.” Green Letters special issue on “Digital Environments and Virtual Worlds.” 2014

“Normalcy, Knowledge, and Nature in Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Disability Studies Quarterly 33:3. 2013

“Environmental Justice, Transnationalism, and the Politics of the Local in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead.” The Journal of Transnational American Studies 5:1. 2013

“Teaching Jamaica Kincaid’s ‘In History’ as Environmental Justice Literature.” Colors of Nature: Identity, Culture, and the Natural World Online Teaching Resource. 2013

“How Many Mothers Does it Take to Change All the Light Bulbs?: The Myth of Green Motherhood.” Journal of the Motherhood Initiative 2:1 (August, 2011).  81-101.

“Endangering the Desert: Immigration, the Environment, and Security in the Arizona-Mexico Borderland.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 17:4 (Winter, 2010). 709-734.

“Risking the Body in the Wild: The ‘Corporeal Unconscious’ of American Adventure Culture.”  Journal of Sport and Social Issues 33:3 (August, 2009).  257-284.

Book Reviews

Fresh Fruit/Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States, by Seth Holmes.  Southern California Quarterly (Summer). 2014

Bodily Natures: Science, the Environment, and the Material Self, by Stacy Alaimo. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and Environment 19:1. 2012

Environmentalism in Popular Culture: Gender, Race, Sexuality, and the Politics of the Natural, by Noël Sturgeon. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and Environment 17:3. 2010

Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global, by Ursula K. Heise. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies of Literature and Environment 16:4. 2009

“Reimagining Landscape.” Sowing Empire: Landscape and Colonization, by Jill H. Casid. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism 17.  2006


Online Essays & Public Scholarship

“Why Do Nothing When the Planet Needs Us Most?” Solastalgia: An Anthology of Emotion in a Disappearing World. Edited by Paul Bogard. University of Virginia Press, 2023.

“An Existential Toolkit for Climate Justice Educators: How to Help Your Students Thrive in a Climate-Changed World.” Invited chapter, Teaching the Literature of Climate Change, an MLA volume edited by Debby Rosenthal

“The Power of a Picnic Table: How the Environmental Humanities Shaped A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety.” Invited essay for Association for the Study of Literature and Environment News Blog. April 20, 2020.

November 17, 2021 “Who Feels Climate Anxiety?” Cairo Review of Global Affairs,

March 19, 2020 “You Got This: Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety.” Post written for University of California Press blog.

February 11, 2020    “OK Doomers! The Climate Generation Has Arrived.” Article written for Edge Effects online.

February 11, 2020 “Gen Z: The Climate Generation.” Post written for University of California Press Blog.

February 5, 2020      “Climate Change is Scary: Here Are 7 Ways to Keep Your Cool.” Article written for Resilience online.

November 20, 2019: Temple UP Blog. “Writing Latinx Environmentalisms.” (co-written).

November 6, 2019: “Climate Change is Changing What it Means to Be an Environmental Steward.” Post written for University of California Press blog.

April 18, 2019: “Youth Struck” editorial in North Coast Journal.

Co-author, Guidelines for Bringing Undergraduates to Association for the Study of Literature and Environment conferences. 2016.

Co-author, Accessibility Guidelines for presenting and attending at the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment conferences. 2016.